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Category Archive: wildlife

The 9 Best Places to Camp on the Beach in Texas

If your summer dreams are of sleeping on the beach with the sound of crashing waves lulling you to sleep after a night of bonfires, here’s your list of 9 of the best… Continue reading

Stonehenge II, Ingram

It wasn’t aliens that built Stonehenge II in the Texas Hill Country, a 80 percent-scale replica of the famed stones in England, but it’s still a great place to visit in Ingram, overlooking… Continue reading

You Won’t Believe This Refurbished Tour Bus in the Texas Hill Country Where You Can Spend the Weekend!

I’ve been humming Johnny Cash songs all week, thanks to our incredible stay in the Highwaymen Tour Bus in Ingram this week!  This 1953 repurposed Greyhound tour bus was our home-away from home… Continue reading

11 Incredible Spring Break Destinations in Texas

Spring Break is coming, and it’s time to make plans for the best one ever!  Here’s 11 of our favorite Spring Break Destinations, from hikes in West Texas to never ending concerts by… Continue reading

24 Fun Things to do in DFW this Spring

With a late Easter this year, we have plenty of time to enjoy all the Spring activities available around the Metroplex!  Check out my list of 24 of our favorites and most anticipated… Continue reading

Girls Weekend at Old Camp Joy, Ore City

Every now and then, it’s nice to take off the mom hat for just a few hours, and enjoy a weekend with your friends.  This past weekend, my friends and I left our… Continue reading

A weekend in New Braunfels

There is SO much to do in the cute little town of New Braunfels in the Texas Hill Country, and we had a blast exploring some of our favorite things during a long… Continue reading

Downtown Aquarium, Houston

Lionfish, tigers and bar-icudas, oh my!  The Downtown Aquarium in Houston is a huge entertainment complex sitting right off I-45, and recognizable by the ferris wheel that overlooks the freeway!  In addition to… Continue reading

Port Isabel Lighthouse SHS, Port Isabel

The only lighthouse in Texas that is open to the public, we love visiting the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which once illuminated the South Gulf Coast as a beacon to ships!  While the town… Continue reading

11 Family Fun Things to do in Burleson

If you’re looking for a fun little family getaway, check out all the town of Burleson has to offer! Burleson sits just off I-35, South of Fort Worth, and was once a stop… Continue reading

10 Tips for a Terrific Ski Vacation in Red River, New Mexico

Are you ready to take the kids out to ski?  New Mexico is the closest place to go in Texas, and has some incredible ski areas.  I grew up skiing in Red River,… Continue reading

Kids Learn about Nature at Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island has long been known for their treasure; gold buried by pirates and washed ashore by sunken Spanish ships.  Treasure hunters have spent their lives combing the beaches, finding something just large… Continue reading

Bear Country USA, Rapid City, SD

When my son announced that he wanted to go to Mount Rushmore for our Summer Vacation, I was so excited because for years I’ve seen people posting their pictures of Bear Country U.S.A.,… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Why Glen Rose is considered the Dinosaur Capital of Texas

We spent a fun 3 days in Glen Rose, uncovering the reason why it’s called the Dinosaur Capital of Texas!  From hiking trails, swimming holes and the Courthouse Square, you’ll find yourself surrounded… Continue reading